Rams keep pushing forward; now 7-1
By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter Atmore Christian enters the Christmas break still dominating on the court after extending their season record to 7-1 with a 50-46 win over rival S.L. Jones last Tuesday, December 15. “S.L. Jones has always been a formidable opponent and tough rival,” ACS head coach Tim Battles said. “This win is huge for us against a really good team. The victory was exactly what we needed…
Unity through hoops; Conoco Ballers knock off public safety team
Cody Norton, at left, inbounds the ball to fellow APD officer Gordon Brooks. By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter Change of Minds Ministry founder Betty Cox started out with a dream to help bring joy and the love of Christ to the community’s youth through her ministry by creating “Candyland Christmas,” which would help provide toys and other needs for local youth during the Christmas season. Last year Cox, who supervises…
Shiny new bikes
More than 40 students at Rachel Patterson Elementary School were selected to receive new bicycles that were delivered to the school Thursday, December 17. The bikes were a joint effort of Pastor Darryl North and the Atmore Police Department. Adults in the picture are at left, Loumeek White and Pastor North; at right, Principal Toya McMillian and Assistant Principal Keiana White.
Christmas miracles
Bradley Bryne U.S. Congressman It’s Christmas week so let’s talk about some Christmas miracles. No, I’m not talking about that monster hit John Metchie put on Florida’s Trey Dean in the SEC Championship game Saturday. We’ve come to expect plays like that from the Alabama football team this year. I’m talking about some truly surprising big deal things. First, look at the very good news on Alabama’s unemployment rate. At…
Christmas in the Park
Don Taylor, left, presents a Balance 200F scooter to De’rihanna Riley, the first child whose name was drawn during the 5th annual Christmas in the Park, held December 19 at Houston Avery Park. Each child was allowed to choose the toy he or she wanted when his or her name was called. Sheriff Heath Jackson, Mayor Jim Staff and city council members Chris Harrison, Eunice Johnson and Shawn Lassiter were…